Friday, April 30–Commercial Recycling Near In Berlin

BERLIN – Commercial recycling could begin for Main Street businesses within four to six weeks.

Berlin’s Main Street Program is paying for a 30-yard recycling container to be stationed behind The Globe near the current dumpsters, said Grow Berlin Green Director Steve Farr at Monday night’s Berlin Mayor and Council meeting.

County staff will pick up the recycling container and take it to the county recycling center at the county landfill in Newark to handle the recyclables.

Organizers are currently planning what kinds of items businesses most need to recycle, which will determine the recyclable materials the container will accept.

Friday, April 30–Board Approves New Liquor Licenses

SNOW HILL – A historic West Ocean City motel and resort was awarded a new liquor license for its latest endeavor, and a handful of other pieces of business were dispensed with last week at the Worcester County Board of License Commissioners’ April meeting. Francis Scott Key Family Resort owners Jim and Annemarie Dickerson were successful in acquiring a Class … Continue reading

Study Underway To ID Bones Found On Beach

OCEAN CITY – There were more questions than answers late yesterday as Ocean City police continued to attempt to unravel the mystery surrounding skeletal remains found on the beach near the high tide line starting Wednesday afternoon. Shortly before 2 p.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the beach at North Division Street in reference to a citizen’s report of the … Continue reading

Voices From The Readers

Editor’s Note: The outrage over Ocean City eliminating its recycling program and expanding its current waste-to-energy policy has dominated these pages for the last few weeks. This week, we decided to forgo our weekly editorial to allow for viewpoints to be expressed. For those keeping track, including this week’s letters, there have been 11 letters to the editor published opposing … Continue reading

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

There was a time when budget talks were as boring as they come around here. It was once mundane and predictable, particularly when property values were booming to unrealistic levels, governments were flush with cash and there was little reason to question every line item in a department budget, but now that financial strain is the norm these negotiations are … Continue reading

Who’s Playing When and Where Musically Speaking

707 Sports Bar & Grille 410-213-9507 12702 Old Bridge Road, West OC Friday, April 30: Tranzfusion Every Saturday: Karaoke With Hey Mick Buxy’s Salty Dog 410-289-0973 28th St. & Coastal Hwy. Friday, April 30: Bands of Summer-Groundscore, Tommy McGee & Broken Coast Saturday, May 1: Pompous Pie Carousel Resort Hotel & Condominiums 410-524-1000 On the beach, 118th St. Every Friday: … Continue reading